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Tomas Kairys

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T44, F44, P44

Further personal information

Residence
Lithuania
Occupation
Student
Languages
Lithuanian, Russian
Higher education
Business, Tourism, Sports Management

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He started training in 1995.
Why this sport?
He was inspired by blind Lithuanian athlete Vytautas Girnius, who won two gold medals for the Soviet Union at the 1988 Paralympic Games in Seoul.
Club / Team
Santaka.: Kaunas, LTU
Name of coach
Romualdas Petruskevicius.

General interest

Hobbies
Fishing and reading. (IPC, 3 Dec 2009)
Impairment
He was born without a foot. (Isveikata.lt, 18 Oct 2007)
Other information
DESIGN
His prosthesis is specially designed for him by orthopedic technician Arturas Didžiariekis. He describes it as the 'Mercedes' of prostheses. (lsveikata.lt, 18 Oct 2007)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships Villeneuve d'Ascq 2002 (Villeneuve d'Ascq, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Pentathlon P44 Final Round 5
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Pentathlon P44 Final Round 5
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Pentathlon P44 Final Round 7